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spent at two strip clubs. the investigation notes one in houston and a second club revealed today in minneapolis. >> reporter: the port's former director who announced his retirement today will get to keep his pension. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> pictures out of san leandro where two men escaped this inferno. it happened this morning. officials say wires sparked this fire. when firefighters arrived they found a tractor-trailer on fire. the two people inside managed to escape and they are doing okay tonight. >>> a commuter radio station is off the air because vandals struck again. for the third time since august the broadcast tower has been vandalized and the owners think they are being targeted. ktvu's ken pritchett is live to explain why. ken? >> reporter: one reason they feel like they are targeted is because this transmitter is on private property. it is hard to get to. this happened last week and it may knock the station off the air for a month. >> reporter: it is the kind of place where they still spin records. the music is playing but not over the air. >> interne
houston. the faa is ordering checks on fuel line connections on all 787s. poor connections could cause fuel loss, engine shutdowns, or fires. the city of lights is hitting the dimmer switch. this week, officials in paris proposed a plan for shops and public buildings to turn off lights at night to cut costs and save energy. already, museums, churches and the eiffel tower go dark for the night. not everyone is saying "oui." some are concerned the plan will be a turn-off for tourists. however, the french government hopes the ban extends nationwide. now that there's a baby on the way for the duke and duchess of cambridge, entrepreneurs are popping up with money-making ideas. similar to what happened in the days leading up to royal wedding, the expected bundle of joy is causing a stir in the financial world, including wagers on baby names and whether multiple babies will be born. "i think any time you get a royal, even of this magnitude, the first thing that business owners will think about is how can i make money, and there will be ways, from different types of cups to ornaments." that wa
england team that looked play off ready last night against the houston texans. in new england's last seven games brady has thrown 19 touchdown passes. the 49ers well aware they'll have to bring their a game. >> you have to have detail. that's the biggest thing. you have to have your details now. if you're slack in any area, tom brady will eat it up any time he has a chance. >> they have a lot of weapons that can make plays but we're really fighting against tom brady. he has the keys to the car and we definitely have to stop him. >> brady calls all the plays, makes all the checks. we have to come out this weekend and be ready for him on sunday. >> the new orleans saints bounty gate scandal took another turn today. scaglia nullified the suspensions of jonathan vilma, will smith, fujita. the coaches were most responsible for creating the culture in which monetary rewards were given for injuring opponent team's players. most notably sean peyton. >> we want too look at a scene of a shopping mall near portland oregon. this is where a man dressed in camouflage and a mask opened fire late this aft
vacar, back to you. >> chevron corporation is moving 800 jobs from the bay area to houston, texas. it involves half of the staff in san ramon. they are scheduled to move between now and 2015. >>> the oakland a's are not moving any time soon. the l.a. times, the owner says he will not move the team for 5 years. in the letter to the commission he proposed an agreement that would delay a move to san jose until 2018. the a's lease at the coliseum expires after the 2013 season. >>> the quest for the latest air jordan sneakers turned tense this morning. >> they took had this video saying the mall in newark this morning. shoppers say that a security guard at thehoe store was rushed by the crowd when he started handing out tickets to people in line. the police were call inside to keep an eye on the situation. the air jordan sneakers retail for there 185 but they can sell for hundreds more on-line. >>> a number of retailers are keeping their doors open longer so shoppers can take care of the christmas list. toys 'r us launchedda launched a around-the-clock marathon. >>> president barack o
.a. galaxy trailed houston dynamo 1-nil today in carson, this was a rematch from last year's mls cup. donovan is rumored to be retiring from the mls, he is the league's all-time score as the galaxy win over houston, 3- 0. bye-bye beckham. >>> tomorrow's contest with cleveland will be blacked out locally, but nobody can will see linebacker, a line barcer. gaither will play and he is seizing this opportunity to rekindle his career. >> i want to be the catalyst, i guess, and we'll see what happens on sunday. i feel like if i can go in and we can do better. i feel like i played a part in it. so that is my goal, not just to play well myself, but to try to give the entire defense to play better. >> and how about some brunch and football? 49ers and rams kickoff at 10:00 a.m. on ktvu channel 2 and keep it here for the "live point after" show for all the insights and interviews. >>in new york, austin no- doubt trout put his 154-pound record on the libe against madison squared gardens favorite son miguel cotto. trout keeps peppering cotto and makes sure that the biased crowd understands there is a ne
to the afc the play off picture is a little bit defined than the nfc. one of them is houston that took on andrew luck and the colts today. this is the 13-3 game in the second quarter when the colts had a punt block. that made it 20-3. the texans go on to win they are 12-2. peyton manning and the broncos are playing their best at the right time of the year. joe flacco has the ravens. but then he's off and running. flacco the only player with a chance to catch him. the broncos win 34-17, they are second best in the afc at 11-3. the two considerably less important games, carolina, san diego and miami held jacksonville to just a feel goal. >>> still a lot to be played out but the play off picture is starting to take shape especially in the afc. four teams have clenchedded spots. houston and denver who at this point would have byes. things not nearly as defined in the nfc where the falcons, san francisco and green bay have clench spots. seattle, minnesota washington would also be in. >>> and finally tonight an interesting dynamic within the new york mets. in 2013,r.a. dickey won the cy youn
in arizona and the vickings upset the texans in houston 23-6. so these four teams have now clenched an afc division title and a play off spot that would be houston, new england, baltimore. texans could clench a spot. and the two wild card teams are also set. the colts and those cincinnati bengals. >>> today's game in oakland i guess oakland in charlotte featured six unnecessary roughness penalties. tommy kelly admitted after the game that his quarterback carson palmer left the game with an injury so they wanted to get back at newton. cam tries to kick kelly. nobody sited newton. cam bumps into the referee that is going to call another call on newman. >> i felt that i threw the ball and after i threw it he still finished and drove me into the ground. out of frustration with me seeing the umpire there and i just questioned his decision not to throw the flag. but you know that's just the name of the game. sometimes you get them, sometimes you don't. >> he'll probably gate phone call from roger gudel. >>> and gayles finally played their game tonight. >>> and in honolulu, today against southern
is keeping george h. w. bush in the hospital in houston. he was the 41 president of the united states. doctors say he is suffering from bronchitis. he has been in and out for the past month because of the cough and his wife has been by his side. >>> look at this damaged fire engine. three firefighters to the hospital. >> and financial disaster, is the u.s. postal service wasting money? an investigation into wasteful spending by employees. >> and the ktvu ipad app is ready to download. watch news, weather and traffic anytime, anywhere. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> an unusual accident involving a fire truck has firefighters looking into whether they need to make changes in how they operate. it happened on highway 24 yesterday and sent three firefighters to the hospital. ktvu's rob roth is here and tells us it happened even though the firefighters did everything they were supposed to do. rob? >> reporter: frank, the fire engine involved in yesterday's accident is now out of service. you can see the dent in the bumper
in houston and a second club in minneapolis. it is a strip club and not an inexpensive one. coming up tonight at 6:00 p.m., why receipts we found at a karaoke bar are not part of this report. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. . >>> pedestrian in san francisco was killed today. he was walking long market street and crossing about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon when it happened. a witness saw a white dodge ram hit the man and drove away. police stopped the driver. there is word the driver is cooperating with authorities. >> three men in contra costa county have been shot within one block of each other. all three shootings happened here highway 4 and l street. two 1 gunned down this morning. one of the victims was the stepson of a man who was shot and killed on saturday. a local pastor knew the man who died. >> a father, husband, dad and he loved to fish. i see him all the time. and we were friends. >> a candlelight vigil was held last night for saturday's victim. police have not said if they believe the shootings are connected and at this point they have no suspects. >>> we have new information in
. >> reporter: the internal investigation reveals misuse of company credit cards. one in houston rein a second one in minneapolis. the report does not investigate cafe juliet. >> they looked at the role of port employees and whether port employees conducted anything that violated port policies. and they determined that that did not take place. >>> a port spokesman told me today the two men who racked up those bills have paid back $2,000. one of them men, quan said he's retiring, he'll get to keep his pension. noelle walker. >>> the availability of christmas crab still hangs in the balance as bay area fishermen try to crack a deal with wholesalers. officials met today in a behind doors meeting. the boths have remained tied up for more than a week. negotiations are expected to resume tomorrow. >>> coming up in 90 seconds, a 49er suspended for taking his personal beef to the field. >> it's not the smartest tweet >>> bad mouthing your boss is never a good idea especially when you do it on a social networking site. a player went online to vent and tonight he's being suspended. healther holmes talks
in houston since last month. he is reportedly being treated for bronchitis. bush has been receiving physical therapy to help gain strength and they are being optimistic he will make a full recovery. >>> san jose police officers will have a little something extra in their patrol cars this evens. as robert honda reports from san jose, the officers will carry gifts for children in particularly stressful situations. >> the supply area for the san jose police department tonight looked more appropriate for santa's sleigh than patrol cars. these toys were donated by dollar tree stores for police officers to distribute to families on this christmas eve night, but these gifts won't be handed out randomly in neighborhoods but given specifically to children who really need the holiday cheer. >> we're seeing people at their worst a lot of times. we're going out to these home, a lot of domestic violence disturbances around the holidays and a lot of times we see frightened children caught in the middle. >> many of them have participated in similar gift give aways on christmas eve before, but tonight the d
. live in san francisco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> chevron is moving 800 jobs from the bay area to houston, texas. it involve as quarter of the staff in headquarters. the jobs are scheduled to leave between now and 2015. chevron is california's largest corporation. >>> the state unemployment dropped. a report shows the rate fell to 9.8%. the report shows the labor force grew by 34,000 people in november. that number includes the employed and those looking for jobs. >>> president obama is spending the holidays in hawaii. they boarded air force one tonight to head to his home state. but not before president obama acknowledged that no deal has been made to avoid the fiscal cliff. coming up, the president's message to congress today in hopes of avoiding tax hikes and spending cuts. >>> different solution to gun violence. what this man says it is time to do about guns and his push to make it happen. >> a foot of new snow [ bells ] >>> the names of each victim killed in the connecticut school shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newton, connecticut were read today. mourners observed a mom
.w. bush is in guarded condition as a houston hospital with what's being called a stubborn fever. the 88-year-old former president has been in the hospital for bronchitis for almost four weeks now of the doctors say his cough is improving but a lingering fever took him into intensive care. >> it includes a persistent fever and doctors are doing everything they can to wrap their arms around t they're cautiously optimistic that their current course of treatment is going to be effective. >> the former president's spokesman said the former president is alert and talking with staff. the senior bush has gotten visits from his son, former president george w. bush and former florida governor jeb bush. >>> we are on storm watch tonight even though it's mostly dry in the bay area right now. there's a winter storm warning in the sierra. it's not keeping people from flocking to the sierra. ken? >> reporter: right now you can see a touch of snow coming down here. it slowed in the past hour or so. we're at the nyack gas station just off interstate 80. interstate 80 at least it to this point is -- lea
at a houston hospital. a spokesman says he is alert talking with staff and surrounded by his family. he was moved to the intensive care unit on sunday and been in the hospital since last month for complications related to bronchitis. >> they don't put you in icu because things are going well, we are hoping the medicines and the treatments can help him turn things around. >> mr. bush has a high fever and is now on a liquids only diet. his wife barbara and sons former president george w. bush and jeb bush have all been visitors to the hospital. >>> two law students were charged with crimes today for killing and decapitating an exotic bird in vegas, the two 24-year-old students are dustin and eric, police say on october 13th, the two attacked and killed a foul at the flamingo resorts wildlife attraction, today he was charged with felony animal killing, torture and cruelty, the other faces a misdemeanor charge, both are due back in court in february. >>> more severe weather on the east coast is bringing snow, freezing rain and strong winds and causing problems at airports across the country
port from boston to houston. they will walk off on sunday if a deal can't be reached. the association represents more than 14,000 dock workers at 15 ports. a shut down could cost the economy billions of dollars. a mediator has been working with the two sides. a strike is looming with a few days left. >>> a court set aside $200 million in restitution to wells fargo debt card users. the bank illegally manipulated how it processed mumps to max -- purchases to maximize over draft fees. the court sent the case back to the trial court saying the bank violated state law in the way it notified customers. >>> traffic is being rekrauted to -- rerouted. the no awe -- u.s. national oceanic and atmospheric administration approved vessel lane changes. the whale migrate up the california coast. in 2010 20 whales died after colliding with a ship. >>> zoo keepers build a fire every day during the winter for the 160 monkeys. they are not afraid of the flames and love to lay around the fire. zoo keepers use the fire to bake sweet potatoes that are a big hit with them. >>> snowstorms pound the northeast
. >>> it appears that former george h.w. bush will spend christmas in the hospital. he's been in a houston hospital since last month getting treatment for bronchitis. he's been getting therapy and they are optimistic he will recover. >>> nelson mandela is in the hospital. he's been hospitalized now for more than two weeks. he was diagnosed with a lung infection and had gallstone surge i have. he's responding to treatment and his condition has improved. >>> a snowstorm could make for a white christmas on the east side. this is good news for kids who are home from school and skiers and boarders. but it's creating headaches for holiday travelers. high winds would delay flights and they could get a few more inches. >>> bay area officials don't want you burning wood in your fire place. no spare the air is in effect. but there's concern that the pollution could be built up. >>> 7:19 now. the rain-soaked bay area will get a small break after a very stormy weekend but not for long. rosemary orozco will tell us when the rain is expected to return. >>> if you lost your home to foreclosure, you may be entitle
president remains in intensive care at a houston hospital being treated for a fever. a long time aid of the former president says he is unlikely to leave the hospital any time soon but that he would tell well wishers put the harps back in the closet. >> they're requiring people to visit their elderly parent or risk being sued. they do not specify how often they have to happen but it will allow elderly parents neglected by their children to take them to court. it is being filled by an increase in life eck speck tan sidelines and those that limit most families to a single child. >> time is 7:49. coming up, he's turning 100 years old. the gift he's giving riders. >> plus a new crime fighting strategy in oakland. who the city is bringing in to help try to reduce the violence >>> welcome back to mornings on 2. the district attorney's office is now investigating two separate police shootings. the latest happened last night at a gas station near interstate 80. officers were called to a chevron around 6:40 last night. they saw a man pistol whip a woman. two officers then opened fire. the su
this morning in houston. a family spokesman said the 88- year-old is a alert, he is talking with medical staff and he is surrounded by his family. he was moved to the intensive care unit on sun and has been in the hospital since late last month. >> it'll put you in the icu because things are going well. we are hoping that the medicines and treatments can help him turn it around. >> he has a high fever and is now on a liquids only diet. his wife and his sons have all been frequent visitors at the hospital. >> in overnight news a southern california woman is in the hospital after police say a man set her on fire. a witness said that a man walked into a store, bought alcohol, put it on the woman who was sleeping on a bus bench, lit a match and then ran. the witness chased him and called the police. the suspect was arrested. he could face murder charges if the woman doesn't survive. >>> a petition against a controversial kansas church is growing. more than 250,000 have signed a petition asking the white house to legally recognize the church as a hate group. the church is known for protesting at
cafe juliet while continuing our investigation into uncovered $had a00 spent at a houston sports club by james quan. much like quan we found lawrence dongan was reimbursed. he made repeat visits to the 678 international club, a restaurant and massage parlor in china. >> shouldn't the port have known about these expenses? >> there is certainly deep concern, a mixture of shock and dismay. >> reporter: after dodge ktvu's questions for weeks, the port know cite an ongoing investigation. >> we're going to get to the bottom of this matter. >> reporter: that is the answer that the port spokesperson gave to almost every one of our questions. why would the port re-burse them? >> it's all part of the investigation. >> reporter: they are doing this because they think they can get away with. it marvin brown say professor of business ethics and author of the book called "correspondent integrity." and says changing the culture at the port of oakland goes beyond putting a few executives on paid-leave. >> most people do what they think is right, considering the world that they think they live in
england, clinching the title. 34-18. houston gets the play off spot with the franchise record 11th win of the season. pittsburgh old man, batch, leads the steelers. 23-20. green bay scores it to beat minnesota. 23-14. tony roamo throws 3 touchdown passes. >>> coming up, tiger likes to win his own golf tournament. they try to do something [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your smart phone data usage at home. go to our website below to get at&t u-verse high speed internet for just 14.
is playing a big part. the late singer whitney houston topped the general search list. she was followed by gangham style and hurricane sandy. san francisco number one for travel destination searches and the top search for consumer electronics no surprise apple ipad 3. the number one athlete search for 2012 jeremy lin. >>> 5:25 is the time. our house, sal, is a lot of searching for justin bieber. surprised he didn't make the list. >> and i searched for gangham style in the initial stages. >> so did we. >> you can also go to ktvu.com if you want to spend a little time on the internet or watch this traffic update. the traffic is doing pretty well on northbound 280 getting up to interstate 880. there is no major problems here. northbound 17 also looks good. we have a dry commute at least so far. steve says that might change. right now it looks good on the sunol grade. and now here is steve. >>> thank you, sal. cloudy skies. cold out there. heard from nicole she is in the marie that -- marina, burr it's cold out there. cloudy skies. maybe a little bit of light rain. this system is more show
streak is over. they visit atlanta tomorrow. >>> houston hosted boston today. the real story is, head coach kevin mchale gets a hug from kevin garnet. it was an emotional moment because mchale lost his 23-year- old daughter and the two kevins worked together for the t wolves. with today's tragedy just another reminder that love, friends and family are indeed precious gifts. >>> the raiders wrap up their season, chiefs on sunday as we said despite oakland's own 3-10 record the raider nation isn't giving up. they're going to fill the coliseum which means the game itself will be televised locally. raiders won that game 26-16 but they lost six straight since. and the raiders scored just three rushing touchdowns all season. and they hope mcfadden will get to coach another season. >> this is regular season, nfl football and we're trying to win football games. but in the process we do want to get a chance to look at some young guys. >> former kale outfielder nadi takes his talents to kansas city after signing a minor league contract. he owns a 3.7 era. that is sports on this very emotional f
. >>> houston hosted boston today. the real story is, head coach kevin mchale gets a hug from kevin garnet. it was an emotional moment because mchale lost his 23-year- old daughter and the two kevins worked together for the t wolves. with today's tragedy just another reminder that love, friends and family are indeed precious gifts. >>> the raiders wrap up their season, chiefs on sunday as we said despite oakland's own 3-10 record the raider nation isn't giving up. they're going to fill the coliseum which means the game itself will be televised locally. raiders won that game 26-16 but they lost six straight since. and the raiders scored just three rushing touchdowns all season. and they hope mcfadden will get to coach another season. >> this is regular season, nfl football and we're trying to win football games. but in the process we do want to get a chance to look at some young guys. >> former kale outfielder nadi takes his talents to kansas city after signing a minor league contract. he owns a 3.7 era. that is sports on this very emotional friday night guys. >> absolutely. >> all right, t
a stay at home dad but yesterday he went to houston elementary school and stood guard and greeted students who were grateful for his presence. the marine said he plans to be at the school today and after the holiday break. >>> our time is now 6:26 blowing filled a plane, this is hard to imagine, 20,000 pounds of potatoes and they were testing something meant for human passengers. boeing put sacks of poe tates in airplane seats. they were a stand in for humans to make sure they don't interfere with the communication system. the potatoes represent the way human reflect electronic signals and the potatoes were -- show more patience than humans. >>> you can see fire crews are on the scene between capital and plymouth. this two-alarm fire was reported about a half hour ago and the ocean muni line is blocked. they do have bus bridges bringing people -- printing -- bringing people -- bringing people up to this area. this is a look at the san mateo bridge westbound 82 and 84, this is a great look at the peninsular, let's go to mark. >>> a few neighborhoods are starting off the day out tow
a stay at home dad. yesterday he went to houston elementary school and stood guard right there greeting students who said, his presence made them feel safe. >> i joined the marine corp and i sworn to defend the country and i am not on active duty but it is still my duty to stand here as an american. he has no gun and he takes no breaks but he plans to be at the school today and after the holiday break. >>> 5:25, you will have two ways to keep track of santa on christmas eve. norad is teaming up to keep track of his jolly old elf and they are using a radar to keep track of anything flying over america. and google who used to track norad is launching their own expansive tracker this year. >>> let's check in with sal and we are looking at 208? >> that is -- 280? >> yes, northbound 208 still looks good on a very busy san jose commute and we are normally very busy but right now 680 is off to a good start and we are hoping that today is the first day of light traffic approaching the holiday week. >>> it's cold this thursday morning and we have cooler spots back down in the upper 20s. frost wi
-old was hospitalized in houston late last month. doctors say bush has been receiving physical therapy to help him gain strength and they are optimistic he will make a full recovery. >>> still to come, how santa is doing on his night to deliver gifts. >> and how one santa >>> there's no shortage of christmas cheer for a small town in the south bay once damaged by floods. >> and ktvu photo journalist chris paxton introduces us to one family who has helped the town rebuild its spirit. >> reporter: one more. >> oh my gosh what a deal. >> here is something. >> we can get more of these. >> it's down to a science now. >> can we do this. >> 34. >> 25 now. >> a girl would be happy with a pink monkey. >> we keep track of them by age, by year. >> two, one, yay. >> the gifts we give out are from infants to 13 years old. last year we probably had 15 carts loaded up with gifts. you people are so awesome we really appreciate this. >> the kids just love meeting santa. >> he's so excited to meet santa claus right now. >> come meet santa. >> hohoho, merry christmas. >> the family gets their picture taken with santa. >>
foosley showed up yesterday at houston elementary school. he said he wanted to protect the children following the school massacre following the massacre at newtown connecticut. he told the modesto bee he was a sergeant and had been deployed to iraq and afghanistan. now the u.s. marine corp. says poosely never charged overseas and was discharged as a private. >>> the grant was announced today by congresswoman lee and is making way for hires and retires. although the fire department is still trying to figure out how many. the pinol department is also looking to get the same money from the department. >>> a woman who was killed as she was walking home from a store is being remembered tonight. paul chambers talked to the store clerk who called 911 after she heard gunshots and then pleas for help. >> reporter: a few candles and flowers lay year the area where ramona rochelle was killed. someone shot several shots along the 700 block of the boulevard. she said she heard gunshots and several people ran into the store for coverage. >> as i saw the man, i thought they were trying to kill hi
and here's one of his nine assists. it's chris bosh. he beat oklahoma city 103-97. houston rolls in chicago. boston beats brooklyn. >>> the usf dawns and plays tennessee in hawaii today. and they snap their five game losing streak 67-49 is your final and that's sports. >> all right, very merry christmas day. >> thank you, fred. >> and thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> ktvu morning news will start at 4:30 a.m. they'll have all the overnight
. chevron says the workers will be relocated to houston. that is where the company has the biggest base of operations. they are all involved in information and advance energy technologies. most of that work is already being done in texas. but chevron says its headquarters will stay in california. >>> 6:11 is the time. we want to check in with sal. see what is happening on the roads on this first day of winter. >> we are looking at also the large crowd at the new park mall. big crowd in line for shoes here. a lot of police and security at the store where they are going to be selling air jordans. it's an organized line here. we did know that a lot of police officers from newark and fremont are here to make sure things don't get out of hand. a lot of people in line there. let's go out to the bay bridge toll plaza. we don't have a big backup. there is a little bit of a backup in some of the lanes. no major problem ons this bridge or other bridges. san mateo bridge looking pretty good getting over to the peninsula. now 6:11 let's go to rosemary. >>> good morning, to you we should begin to fe
from bay area to texas. it is at san ramon headquarters and 800 jobs are going to houston. chevron said they did want to remain headquartered at san ramon and the shift will take place over the next two years. >>> crab fishing will have to wait two more weeks to set their traps. for the third time they delayed crab fishing in humboldt counties. they show the crabs were not ready and the season was set to open on december 1 but the opening date cannot be delayed beyond january 15thth. >>> they are getting free help from tech tools. some people have focused designs to help muni with testing. one of the most promising features a map from buses to trains from passengers. for now it is being tried out from the station. >>> 5:15 let's take a look at traffic with tara, here is more. >>> we are operating on a normal schedule and trains will be running 20 minutes apart so make a note of it if you need to get outdoors. a live look at the golden gate bridge, it is wet but traffic is flowing nicely at this hour. at the bay bridge toll plaza, we don't have too much traffic but you can see people aga
nine assists. it's chris bosh. he beat oklahoma city 103-97. houston rolls in chicago. boston beats brooklyn. >>> the usf dawns and plays tennessee in hawaii today. and they snap their five game losing streak 67-49 is your final and that's sports. >> all right, very merry christmas day. >> thank you, fred. >> and thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> ktvu morning news will start at 4:30 a.m. they'll have all the overnight news developments and we're always here for you on ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. good night.
to houston. they are all involved in information and advance -- chevron says the headquarters will remain in california. >>> let's check in with sal. see if there is any rain coming down that is impacting traffic. >> we have some report of rain from just one of our twitter followers in petaluma area. that says it's going that way. i'm going to ask rosemary. moe mary is is the paid television >> i think rosily -- also the morning compute the toll plaza is light. we are expecting a if day today. and this morning if you are driving from the livermore valley to castro valley it's off to a good start. >>> hello mastery. you know what i -- take the center lea it actually helps prevent possible possibling on the highway. giving you a look at storm tracker two. boy is etenning. hasn'ts to bring refers water right through. many breezy in the areas. we've got pretty good rain falling athe wind advisory for the north by be the but we've got rain falling from himself burg down into santa rosa. along old adobe road. it's just a steady rain going on. novato seeing pretty good rain over the city. near r
. his sentencing is scheduled for january 1st. >>> craig foosley showed up yesterday at houston elementary school. he said he wanted to protect the children following the school massacre following the massacre at newtown connecticut. he told the modesto bee he was a sergeant and had been deployed to iraq and afghanistan. now the u.s. marine corp. says poosely never charged overseas and was discharged as a private. >>> the grant was announced today by congresswoman lee and is making way for hires and retires. although the fire department is still trying to figure out how many. the pinol department is also looking to get the same money from the department. >>> a woman who was killed as she was walking home from a store is being remembered tonight. paul chambers talked to the store clerk who called 911 after she heard gunshots and then pleas for help. >> reporter: a few candles and flowers lay year the area where ramona rochelle was killed. someone shot several shots along the 700 block of the boulevard. she said she heard gunshots and several people ran into the store for coverag
followed by new england, the two seed, then playing next weekend. houston will be hosting cincinnati and the ravens will host the colts. of course we never mean to kind of save college football and shove it on to the back burner after that. we do have stanford in the rose bowl coming up new year's day. our fred inglis in pasadena tuning us for the cardinals and sanford little get together. >> reporter: and cardinals is the underdog. partly because of sanford's star. given to the top running back in the nation. >> a lot of guys get a big yardage after he has a fast start. he didn't have a fast start in the season but he picked up steam. he is quick, slippery, he runs with power and speed. he is quite a running back. >> just learning how to read his blockers in front of him. be patient and hit the holes really hard. >> it was cool, breezy and even drizzly at times today at the rose bowl. but rain or shine on tuesday, they expect as many as 90,000 fans for the 99th edition of the rose bowl. of that number, the majority will be stanford supporters. in pasadena, fred inglis for sports wra
in a houston hospital. the 88-year-old bush was moved to icu on sunday. bush has a persistent fever, and remains in guarded condition. however, he was able to enjoy christmas. >> was conscious, he was able to visit with his family members. he was joking with medical staff, and nurses, and the doctors there. he hasn't lost his sense of humor to be sure. greenlight doctors are doing -- the doctors are doing everything they can to bring down his fever. >>> heavy rain left pools of standing water on the roadway, forcing the closure of portions of the southbound lanes. a spokesperson with the city's department of public works says there is no estimate yet on when the lanes will reopen. >>> across the bay in oakland. this is what one resident woke up to find. her neighbor's tree burying her car. >> on highway 4, near the pittsburg/antioch border, one lane was shout down. the potholes will almost a foot deep and the roads were reopened a couple of hours later. >> kind of dry today, but a lot of rain over the last couple of days. >> there's snow in the mountains. plenty of rain around here.
in houston, texas tech played minnesota in the mineke bowl. we got ourselves a convoy. a 99-yard touchdown for the raiders. texas tech kicks the game winning field goal as time expires to win the mineke bowl. >>> 49ers host cardinals sunday right here. >> thanks frank. >> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you next time news break. >> the ktvu morning team will be in on storm watch as showers move in overnight. they're here tomorrow morning starting at 7:00 and we're always here for you on ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. have a great n hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog b
and can confidence and just lead. >>> tonight in houston, texas tech played minnesota in the mineke bowl. we got ourselves a convoy. a 99-yard touchdown for the raiders. texas tech kicks the game winning field goal as time expires to win the mineke bowl. >>> 49ers host cardinals sunday right here. >> thanks frank. >> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you next time news break. >> the ktvu morning team will be in on storm watch as showers move in overnight. they're here tomorrow morning starting at 7:00 and we're always here for you on ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. have a great night.
. then playing houston will be hosting since nal i and the ravens will host -- cincinnati and the ravens will host. >> that's a good long sports cast. thanks mark. >>> all right. coming up on the 10:00 news, we will have more on that shooting in east oakland that ended with a teenager girl dead. >> plus taking on washington and we'll have the latest on the fiscal cliff talks. we'll see you bag -- back here at 10:00
american patriot. the 88-year-old former president remains in intensive care in a houston hospital being treated for a fever. a long-time aid of the former president says he's unlikely to leave the hospital any time soon but will tell well wishers to put the harps back in the closet. >>> l.a.'s most recent gun buy back is being to thedded a a huge success. >>> chp and oakland police are investigating a deadly hit and run accident. we'll tell you how that accident could also impact your morning commute. >>> look at the east shore freeway shows a lot of folks out there on the roadways. so far we don't have too many backups. we'll have more traffic next. >>> good morning it's cold out there. a lot of 30s. vacaville, fairfield 31. clouds will be increasing. could be very light rain. mainly cloudy and cool today. >> here's a quick look at the top stories we're following right now. oakland police are investigating three homicides this morning. two people were shot and killed in west oakland around 1:00 a.m.. around 2:30 a.m. a woman was stabbed to death. >>> president obama summoned congressio
troop leader. >>> tonight, former president george h.w. bush remains in intensive care in a houston hospital. the 88-year-old bush was moved to icu on sunday. bush has a persistent fever, and remains in guarded condition. however, he was able to enjoy christmas. >> was conscious, he was able to visit with his family members. he was joking with medical staff, and nurses, and the doctors there. he hasn't lost his sense of humor to be sure. greenlight doctors are doing -- the doctors are doing everything they can to bring down his fever. >>> heavy rain left pools of standing water on the roadway, forcing the closure of portions of the southbound lanes. a spokesperson with the city's department of public works says there is no estimate yet on when the lanes will reopen. >>> across the bay in oakland. this is what one resident woke up to find. her neighbor's tree burying her car. >> on highway 4, near the pittsburg/antioch border, one lane was shout down. the potholes will almost a foot deep and the roads were reopened a couple of hours later. >> kind of dry today, but a lot of rain over
from houston to boston. today a federal mediator has apounced a -- announced a contract has been extended for 30 days. they agreed on the amount of royalty payments longshoremen receive for every container unloaded. >>> and the california supreme court has ruled that picket lines are legal on private sidewalks. the supreme court says the law still allows stores to restrict or ban protesters as labor has special protection under state and federal law. >>> a woman who's shocking gang rape and beating on a bus lead to daily demonstrations in india has died in a singapore hospital. protesters have called for the death penalty. the victim was moved to singapore for internal injuries. the attackers beat her and her male companion, stripped them naked and threw them off a bus. >>> majority leader harry reed says the bill should not be stopped by the fiscal cliff. speaker john boehner has not decided whether to consider the bill before the current house session ends on january 3rd. >>> more than 100,000 people are still sitting in the dark and cold in arkansas tonight. 130,000 homes and
fourth in general searches. the top three general searches are singer whitney houston, gangham style, and hurricane sandy. >>> we don't have to search for sal castaneda we know he's right over there. he knows about our commute. >> absolutely. i can give you timely traffic information dave and everyone. good morning, to you. let's take a look at what we have here on northbound 280 getting up to 880 the traffic looks pretty good coming through. and 101 also looks good. you still have a are little window of opportunity i should say driving through. if you are driving from hayward to fremont this morning a little bit of slowing on 880. 580 is still looking pretty good coming into livermore and 680 from concord to walnut creek still relatively light. >>> cloudy skies. mostly cloudy skies. a really weak system is dropping by. there could be very light rain. but the cold air is trapped. it will be a very cool day. cloudy, mostly cloudy. highs low 50s for many. >>> time now 6:27. a huge fire in fremont devastated a family owned machine shop. we will bring now a live update on the damage and
,000 in questionable spending last year. ktvu discovered two high ranking officials spent more than $4500 at a houston strip club in 2008. both of them have since stepped down. >>> the police have a warning if you use a popular trail in the east bay. a woman claims she was raped while hiking on the ma drone trail in alamo. what they are doing to make sure people out there are safe. >>> the fourth of july may never be the same in pacifica. the city is talking about banning all fire works. at this point they allow safe fire works. people light them on the beach typically on the fourth of july but they often don't clean up afterward. leftover debris gets carried out into the ocean. they are creating a task force to look into this issue. >>> 5:15. it's getting cheaper to park in san francisco. at least in some areas. san francisco municipal transportation agency says its sf park meters are mart of the reason. the parking rate is adjusted based on demand and location for the new parking meters. the rates have dropped an average of 14 cents an hour. some are offering rates of less than $1 an hour. that is a
15,000 dock workers at ports from boston to houston are ready to walk off the job. they say negotiations are still possible but no new talks are scheduled. shippers and retailers are pleading the union and cargo carriers to get back to talks. >> this morning police in pennsylvania are trying to determine were a man -- why a man shot and killed three people before dieing in a gun fight with police. it happened in frankstown township. authorities say it appears they all happened at different locations. one woman was found dead inside a church, a man in a home and another after getting in to a car accident with the suspect. >> we have seized weapons, we will be exploring ownership of those weapons, how they were got, when, we will look at which of those weapons was use at which crime scene. >> three troopers were also hurt. one of them was shot twice in the chest but survived because he was wearing a bullet proof vest. >> marin county wants to get violent video games out of homes and guns off the street this are holding a gun buy back and the district attorney said police
and the bay area played a big part in some of the more specialized searches. the late singer whitney houston topped the general search list. she was followed by gangdum style and hurricane sandy. san francisco was the number one search for travel destinations. and the top search for consumer electronics, apples, i-pad 3. the number one athlete search was jeremy lin. >>> you won't have to search hard for the new i-pad app. it's free and it lets you watch all of the newscasts live. plus drive time traffic, bay area weather and video of breaking news any time, anywhere. >>> sal is right over there. he knows about the drive. how are we holding newspaper. >> not that bad. i don't think you would be to disappointed. you will see slow traffic and if you are driving at the toll plaza it's still slow though we see some improvement as you look over there at the toll plaza. you can see the traffic is a little bit better than it was just a few minutes ago. still a 15 to 20 minute delay into san francisco. interstate 880, slow traffic in san leandro but not here. looks good northbound and southbound. as
and went to houston elementary school in stanislaus county and there he stood guard, greeting the students happy to see him there. >> it felt like we were safe and he was keeping the school safe. >> i hope he inspires other marines to stand guard and make sure their schools an communities are safe. >> he has no gun, he's not being paid and he doesn't take a break. he plans to be at the school today and after the holiday break. >>> 7:23. it will be twice as easy to find out where in the world santa claus is this christmas eve. norad is teaming up with microsoft's bing mapping service to keep track of the jolly old man and rudolph. google is now launching its own santa tracker this year. >>> let's check in with sal. do you know what today is? >> it's the last day of fall. >> tomorrow is the octimal -- what is it? we need steve here. >> let's ask mark. >> let's take a look at the commute. the traffic is moving along pretty much smoothly. we're trying to figure out why there was a little bit of a minor stalled vehicle really up near 880 but, it usually doesn't cause this much traffic. we don't
school in modesto apparently lied about his military service. on monday, craig usely went to houston elementary school in his un form and -- and stood guard. he said he was a sergeant in the reserve and -- and served in afghanistan and iraq. however, the u.s. marine corps said he never served -- he never served overseas and was discharged. some parents say he could -- they should have -- some parents say a brack ground should have been done. background should have been done. he did apologize for the situation and for wearing his uniform outside of the school. that's a violation of marine corps policy. the marine corps has not said whether or not he will be punished. >>> time's 8:25. sal is back. he knows all about our commute. how are we looking? >> i think we're doing pretty well. we're not all that bad. i think this is the first day we'll see light conditions approaching the holiday looking at some of these live pictures, you can will see that 280 is clear getting into the downtown area. some people are going to work to be sure but others are not. let's take a look at the commute a
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